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Moab Desert Adventures

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Address: 415 N Main Street, Moab, UT 84532
Phone Number: +1 804-814-3872
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Guided by passion, we offer private rock climbing and canyoneering trips in...

Guided by passion, we offer private rock climbing and canyoneering trips in some of the world's most unique locations. From desert towers to canyoneering with the family, we can take you where you want to go!

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Professional, experienced and fun!

I had a fantastic experience with Moab Desert Adventures from start to finish. I am a novice rock climber, and wanted to get out for my second climbing trip while in Moab. I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
Joanne K
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

I had a fantastic experience with Moab Desert Adventures from start to finish. I am a novice rock climber, and wanted to get out for my second climbing trip while in Moab. I was not sure if my schedule would allow enough time so I called MDA on short notice. Nate (owner) immediately responded via both phone and email, answered... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely, comprehensive review Joanne! We are Moab's most professional and passionate guide service, and Matt is truly one of the best in the industry, so it comes as no surprise that your day with him was so great. We really appreciate your time and effort, and hope to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We went rappelling with Moab Desert Adventures at Morning Glory Arch, then hiked down Negro Bill Canyon. Matt was a superb guide! Made the trip fun and the drop over the edge stress free. And Nate, the owner, was responsive and accommodating as we got our plans made. We watched a much larger group come through with another tour company;... More 

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Thank Andy S
MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Andy, and I'm glad y'all had a great time out there with Matt. He is truly one of the best! We pride ourselves on the experience that we provide for our guests, and feel that small groups help to ensure this. Best regards, and we hope to see you again sometime out here in the desert! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Went to the splitter camp offered by MDA- it was awesome. Climbed all day in spectacular areas with lots of instruction and insight. Overall, absolutely the best experience someone could ask for.

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Heidi. It was a delight to have you along for the weekend, and we wish you the best in all of your future climbing endeavors. Hopefully you took home some good insight that will help you in your pursuit of those amazing granite cracks in the Sierras! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I have very limited climbing experience. I scheduled a 1/2 day of rock climbing and Marie was my guide. Booking the trip was quick and easy, and Marie was an exceptional guide. She was easy going and patient, and I felt very safe. Marie taught me several techniques and customized my experience to ensure I got what I wanted out... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review Sarah, and I'm glad your climbing went so well. Come on back and see us! More adventures await! More 

London, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I just returned to the real world from Moab, Utah. I spent the past 9 days in the area and had the pleasure of enlisting the services of Moab Desert Adventures for 2 adventures, climbing Ancient Art and Hidden Splendour canyoneering. I read reviews of different climbing/guiding companies in the Moab area on many sites, and no matter where I... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for the generous review Kent. It's always a privilege to show someone our side of Moab, and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Moab, Utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Moab Desert Adventures and its owner, Nate, were highly recommended to us by the place where we stayed, Moab Under Canvas, and by Highpoint Hummer, where we were already scheduled to have hummer and RZR tours during our trip (plus I had already worked with Highpoint and love them, so I trusted their recommendation completely). You know it is a... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review and all the wonderful photos Cathy! I'm so glad that all of you had a spectacular time with Matt. He is certainly one of the best guides I've ever had the privilege to work with. We really appreciate that you chose to go out with us, and are delighted to know that you got so... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time climbing, learned a lot about technique and gear. Beautiful climbing spot just outside town called wall street. Guides were very helpful

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a review, and we're glad you had an excellent experience out on Wall Street! It's a different kind of investment! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband and I went rock climbing to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary. We did a morning 1/2 day climb, followed by a sunset multi-pitch climb with a wonderful rappel and "surprise" at the end. It was absolutely spectacular. Our guide, Marie, was terrific. She was flexible, offered lots of options, super professional and personable--everything you would want in... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

I'm so happy that your anniversary turned out so well! We've had multiple anniversaries and honeymoon trips this year, and it's always fun to help people celebrate their relationship. Be in touch when you're headed back, and we'll figure out something for the whole family! More 

Cimarron, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I wanted to treat my granddaughter to a day of rock climbing at Moab before she returns to college. I reviewed and contacted several companies, selecting MDA because owner, Nate Sydnor, was most responsive and informative. It was an excellent choice. Nate guided my granddaughter. Being a protective grandmother, I went along, observed, and photographed. Nate was gracious and accommodating.... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. I had a great time climbing and hiking with you both. I'm so glad you survived your own adventure relatively unscathed! More 

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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I wanted to come to Moab to do some rock climbing. I emailed a bunch of companies and eventually settled on MDA because the owner, Nate, was very responsive with emails and answered all the questions I had. Nate was also very accommodating and flexible to my last minute changes in agenda. I got paired up with my guide, Matt.... More 

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MoabDesertAdventures, Owner at Moab Desert Adventures, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had a great time out there with Matt. He truly is one of the best, and you are right that he is the consummate desert climber. I knew you two would send! Climbing those two towers in the same trip is truly a dream, and I'm glad the weather shaped up so you could pull it... More 

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